The Dallas Cowboys have taken South Carolina linebacker DeVonte Holloman in the sixth round of the NFL draft.
The Cowboys took Holloman with the 185th overall selection Saturday, their last pick of the draft. Dallas traded its seventh-round choice to Miami last year.
Holloman started more games at strong safety than linebacker in four years with the Gamecocks. He was an outside...
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April 27, 2013
DeVonte Holloman is a Cowboy.
In the sixth round of the NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys selected South Carolina outside linebacker DeVonte Holloman.
It will be interesting to see if he gets reps as a safety or linebacker. At USC, Holloman started 22 games at strong safety and 13 at linebacker so he can do either.
Here is his stats while at Carolina:
2012 stats: 57...
The Cowboys draft LB DeVonte Holloman, South Carolina #185 in the 6th round. This is the last pick for the Cowboys, they do not have a 7th round pick this year.
The Kansas City Chiefs select: Devonte Holloman | ILB | South Carolina The Green Bay Packers select: Matt Elam | SAF | Florida The Oakland Raiders select: Manti Te’o | ILB | Notre Dame The Baltimore Ravens select: Chris Harper | WR | Kansas State The Philadelphia Eagles select: Kyle [...]
South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and safety DeVonte Holloman speak after South Carolina's 27-17 win over Clemson.
For South Carolina to reach its goals in the 2012 season, 10 players have to step up and have a big year. We begin the top 10 today and will conclude with the #1 player prior to the opening game against Vanderbilt. Today we take a look at the #7 player, DeVonte Holloman.
Today there are 51 days until kickoff of Gamecocks football in 2012.
51 was the total number of tackles for Devonte Holloman last season. That makes him South Carolina's third leading, returning tackler behind D.J. Swearinger and Shaq Wilson. Holloman will move from safety to Spur this season. The change has been tried for short periods before, but the safeties couldn...
Cordarrelle Patterson: I remember back to the 2008 State Championship Game in South Carolina when his Northwestern High School team played the powerhouse South Pointe Team for the Division AAAA II State championship in South Carolina. I was watching the game with a Gamecock friend of mine on TV and my friend was bragging to me about several of the South Pointe players. One in particular...
This time of year many Juniors have a tough decision to make: return to college or enter the NFL draft. Stephon Gilmore, D.J. Swearinger, and DeVonte Holloman are among several Gamecocks that must make that decision. Holloman says he will be returning next fall, and Lorenzo Ward believes the other two will as well.
The South Carolina football team held its first bowl game practice today and the real news item coming out of that event was the fact that five juniors on the team are eyeing the NFL.The players are: Defensive end Devin Taylor, cornerback Stephon Gilmore, wide reciever Alshon Jeffery, safety D.J. Swearinger and safety DeVonte Holloman.All five have submitted paperwork to the...